El-Rufai signs N216bn, 2018 budget into law
Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has signed the N216.55 billion, 2018 budget passed by the State House of Assembly into law. The budget is made up of N131.1 billion capital expenditure and N85.44 billion recurrent expenditure. El-Rufai signed the budget at a ceremony at the Government House in Kaduna on Tuesday. “We have deliberately…
Between Fayose and El-Rufai
I have an award for good governance to give and the choice of a winner is between Governors Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State.
Shiites sue El-Rufai, others for alleged harassment, molestation
The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shittes has sued Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai before a Federal High Court in Kaduna for harassment, molestation and attacks on its members. The group said its action followed government and security agents action in constantly depriving them of opportunity of performing their religious obligations and…
Hundreds of Kaduna APC members decamp to PDP, burn brooms
The former APC members were led by erstwhile chairman of the Kaduna State PDP Alhaji Yaro Makama Rigachikin, a political ally of former vice president, Atiku Abubakar.
Buhari and Atiku: What counts most in 2019
It is becoming apparent that Abubakar Atiku’s defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is not good riddance to bad rubbish after all.
Protest as Kaduna sacks 4,042 local councils’ employees
Kaduna State government has sacked 4,042 workers in the 23 local councils of the state.The state Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Jaafaru Ibrahim Sani, who confirmed the sack yesterday at a press conference....
Pay workers’ salaries before Christmas, Buhari tells governors
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed state governments to ensure payment of outstanding workers’ salaries in their various states, to enable workers...
Buharists and the 2019 silhouette
From the way the APC NEC went, it appears there is a level of unity as was displayed but what was not visible was the level of grievances among some members.